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Gloucestershire Rugby Round Up: Cinderford fall short, Lydney and Chew Valley march on while Old Pats win again

While all eyes were on the Guinness Six Nations over the weekend, it was another busy round of action for all the Gloucestershire sides across the national and regional leagues.

National League 1

Birmingham Moseley 39 – 28 Cinderford

Cinderford slipped to their third defeat in a row on Saturday at the hands of Birmingham Moseley, but the visitors did claim a crucial try-bonus point in the process.

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Tries from Mike Austin, Jack Shields, Will Hendy and Matt Lane gave the visitors hope throughout, but in truth the contest was over after the home side ran in their sixth try and put themselves out of sight.

Cinderford have slipped to sixth in the table after their defeat, and face rivals Taunton Titans at home this weekend.

Regional 1 South West

Lydney 22-10 Ivybridge

Weston super-Mare 13-47 Chew Valley

Lydney bounced back from defeat the week before to beat Devon-based outfit Ivybridge 22-10 at Regentsholme.

The win takes them another step closer to the promotion places, with three games in hand on next-best Ivyrbidge.

Chew Valley continued their remarkable season having gained promotion last year, with a comfortable win away to struggling seasiders Weston super-Mare.

Chew Valley took to social media after their big away win on Saturday

Six tries and a penalty-try saw the away side complete their 11th win of the campaign, as they cemented their sights on historic back-to-back promotions.

Middleton to depart after Six Nations

Regional 2 Tribute Severn

Winscombe 3-6 Newent

Two Tom Webb penalties either side of half-time saw the visitors secure a third consecutive win away to Winscombe in tricky conditions in Somerset.

Bombarding forward Ben Vincent picked up man-of-the match after a dominant display in the pack.

Newent host lowly Chippenham this Saturday.

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Gloucester Counties 3 North

Bredon Star 16-37 Old Patesians

Old Pats re-established their title credentials with an impressive bonus-point victory away to mid-table Bredon.

Tries from George Bygrave, a brace for centre Jamie Thorley and hooker Damien Dinwiddy saw the travelling supporters head home happy.

It was a welcome return for fly-half Lucas Town too, who pulled the strings and kicked his goals accurately to seal the win.

Its another tough test for Pats this Saturday as they travel to rivals Gloucester Old Boys.

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